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The Collected Works of Joseph de Maistre contains the published and unpublished works of the Counter-Enlightenment theorist, Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821), edited and annotated by Richard Lebrun.
Texts which have previously appeared in print:
Maistre, Joseph de. Against Rousseau: "On the State of Nature" and "On the Sovereignty of the People." Edited and translated by Richard A. Lebrun. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996.
_____. Considerations on France. Edited and translated by Richard A. Lebrun. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1974; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
_____. Examination of the Philosophy of Bacon. Edited and translated by Richard A. Lebrun. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998.
_____. St. Petersburg Dialogues. Edited and translated by Richard A. Lebrun. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1993.
_____. The Pope. Translated by Aeneas McD. Dawson, 1850. Rpt. With an introduction by Richard A. Lebrun. New York: Howard Fertig, 1975.
_____. Letters on the Spanish Inquisition. Translated by Aeneas McD. Dawson, 1843. Rpt. Delmas, New York: Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints, 1977.
Most of the texts have been newly translated by Prof. Lebrun and many appear here for the first time in any form. Four of the texts translated by Lebrun have appeared in print (McGill-Queens University Press and Cambridge University Press); two others were issued in print in the nineteenth century and appear here in revised versions; a further text has been translated especially for the database by Prof. Laurence M. Porter.
Richard A. Lebrun is Professor of History Emeritus, St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba.
Laurence M. Porter is Professor of French, Comparative Literature, and African Studies at Michigan State University.
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